RMB Frontlist Spring 2017

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    Our Place Changing the Nature of Alberta Paperback Kevin Van Tighem 9781771602037 $25.00 NATURE Apr 11, 2017
    A collection of essays and articles that reflect upon the ecology, conservation history, missed opportunities and emerging possibilities of a place that could have been about so much more than oil. Naturalist, hunter, conservation activist and recovering bureaucrat Kevin Van Tighem explores the landscapes and wildlife of one of Canada's most diverse and beautiful provinces and the ways in which Albertans have often failed – and sometimes succeeded – at the challenge of sustaining their home place. Previously published writings are mixed with cu... + Read More
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    One Last Cast Reflections of an Outdoor Life Paperback Bruce Masterman 9781771602143 $20.00 NATURE Mar 07, 2017
    One Last Cast is a collection of soul-touching and evocative stories about author and outdoor enthusiast Bruce Masterman's experiences in wild places and with wild critters. Award-winning Alberta writer, journalist and storyteller Bruce Masterman has been a passionate outdoors enthusiast for more than five decades and has explored Alberta's natural world while fishing, hiking, hunting, snowshoeing, camping or just sitting on an old weathered stump watching the river flow. One Last Cast is a compilation of his writings, some never before publish... + Read More
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    A Peakbagger's Guide to the Canadian Rockies: North Paperback Ben Nearingburg 9781771601986 $35.00 SPORTS & RECREATION May 09, 2017
    A full-colour, comprehensive scrambling guide to the increasingly popular mountain landscapes located in the northwestern reaches of the Rocky Mountains. Following in the footsteps of classic publications such as Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies and More Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies, A Peakbagger's Guide to the Canadian Rockies: North pulls back the curtain on the vast sea of summits from the Columbia Icefield northwards. The authors describe nearly 100 routes to peaks of all sizes and difficulties, from simple alpine hikes on well-define... + Read More
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    More Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies – 3rd Edition Paperback Andrew J. Nugara 9781771602006 $40.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Aug 17, 2017
    Thoroughly updated, expanded and redesigned, this bestselling, full-colour guide to scrambling contains dozens of new trips for experienced hikers looking for more challenging routes to the top of a mountain. The third edition of More Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies contains 39 new routes, in addition to updates to some of the 114 featured in the second edition, along with an inspiring collection of full-colour photos and maps. The regions of Waterton, The Castle and Kananaskis are covered comprehensively. Several scrambles in other areas (Cr... + Read More
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    Mountain Footsteps Hikes in the East Kootenay of Southwestern British Columbia – 4th Edition Paperback Janice Strong 9781771602464 $30.00 TRAVEL Apr 24, 2018
    This new edition of Mountain Footsteps is completely revised and updated, and includes enhanced colour maps and beautiful photos which will breathe new life into the outdoor experience for all outdoor enthusiasts. The trails and routes described in this bestselling guidebook are between the Rocky Mountains in the east and the Purcell Range in the west, including trips in Cranbrook, Kimberley, Creston, Invermere, Radium and Fernie areas. Also featured are the BC Provincial Parks Akamina–Kishinena, Top of the World, Height of the Rockies, Elk Lak... + Read More
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    Our Vanishing Glaciers The Snows of Yesteryear and the Future Climate of the Mountain West Hardcover Robert William Sandford 9781771602020 $40.00 NATURE Jul 18, 2017
    This remarkable and beautifully illustrated book chronicles the history of Canada’s western mountain glaciers through stunning photography, personal reflection and the most recent scientific research. Written by one of the most respected experts in water and water-associated climate science and featuring stunning photography collected over the past four decades, Our Vanishing Glaciers explains and illustrates why water is such a unique substance and how it makes life on this planet possible. Focusing on the Columbia Icefield, the largest and m... + Read More
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    On the Road with Mike Drew Collected Photographs and Stories from Central and Southern Alberta Hardcover Mike Drew 9781771602044 $40.00 PHOTOGRAPHY Aug 02, 2017
    Destined to become a classic photography collection capturing the natural beauty of Alberta’s foothills and grasslands, On the Road with Mike Drew brings together – for the first time – some of Drew’s best work from the past twenty years. Photojournalist Mike Drew has been touring the backroads of central and southern Alberta since 1991, taking photographs and writing stories for the Calgary Sun that have been enjoyed and shared by hundreds of thousands of readers. His travels take him out of the city to the wide Alberta skies where the foothil... + Read More
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    Along the Western Front Hardcover Leah Hennel 9781771602051 $35.00 PHOTOGRAPHY Jun 04, 2018
    A stunning debut collection of photography focusing on contemporary cowboy culture and the modern ranching lifestyle throughout central and southern Alberta. Growing up in the city, Leah Hennel would spend summers with her cousins on a farm near Stettler, Alberta, about halfway between Calgary and Edmonton. The ranching and farming lifestyle intrigued and fascinated her from an early age, though she could already see that it was not an easy life to live. It’s always been hard work, but one of the glories of living it is that those who are able ... + Read More
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    Grandeur of the Canadian Rockies Hardcover Paul Zizka 9781771602068 $35.00 TRAVEL May 09, 2017
    Featuring 100 stunning, colour photos Grandeur of the Canadian Rockies is part of a new series of full-colour travel and tourism books celebrating the internationally renowned Canadian Rockies. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation and in conjunction with Parks Canada’s announcement that entrance to all of Canada’s national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas will be free throughout 2017, RMB is excited to launch an entirely new series of photography books created and designed to hig... + Read More
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    Grandeur of the Canadian Rockies Paperback Paul Zizka 9781771602075 $25.00 TRAVEL May 09, 2017
    Featuring 100 stunning, colour photos Grandeur of the Canadian Rockies is part of a new series of full-colour travel and tourism books celebrating the internationally renowned Canadian Rockies. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation and in conjunction with Parks Canada’s announcement that entrance to all of Canada’s national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas will be free throughout 2017, RMB is excited to launch an entirely new series of photography books created and designed to hig... + Read More
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    Splendour of the Canadian Rockies Paperback Paul Zizka 9781771602082 $20.00 TRAVEL May 09, 2017
    Featuring 75 stunning, colour photos Splendour of the Canadian Rockies is part of a new series of full-colour travel and tourism books celebrating the internationally renowned Canadian Rockies. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation and in conjunction with Parks Canada’s announcement that entrance to all of Canada’s national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas will be free throughout 2017, RMB is excited to launch an entirely new series of photography books created and designed to hi... + Read More
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    Beauty of the Canadian Rockies Paperback Paul Zizka 9781771602099 $15.00 TRAVEL May 09, 2017
    Featuring 60 stunning, colour photos Beauty of the Canadian Rockies is part of a new series of full-colour travel and tourism books celebrating the internationally renowned Canadian Rockies. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation and in conjunction with Parks Canada’s announcement that entrance to all of Canada’s national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas will be free throughout 2017, RMB is excited to launch an entirely new series of photography books created and designed to highli... + Read More
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    Souvenir of the Canadian Rockies Paperback Paul Zizka 9781771602105 $10.00 TRAVEL May 09, 2017
    Featuring 50 stunning, colour photos Souvenir of the Canadian Rockies is part of a new series of full-colour travel and tourism books celebrating the internationally renowned Canadian Rockies. In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederation and in conjunction with Parks Canada’s announcement that entrance to all of Canada’s national parks, national historic sites and national marine conservation areas will be free throughout 2017, RMB is excited to launch an entirely new series of photography books created and designed to high... + Read More
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    Rocky Mountain 123s Board book Jocey Asnong 9781771602112 $12.00 JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 0 - 3 Jun 04, 2017
    Sun comes up and it’s time to learn about numbers! Join children’s book illustrator Jocey Asnong on another colourful adventure celebrating the beauty and diversity of the Rocky Mountains. This lyrical story teaches number recognition and counting from 1 to 20 with the help of different alpine animals participating in a range of fun mountain activities. Watch three bears sliding down scree, six lynx practising snowboard tricks and eight elk learning to skate. Jocey’s unique and imaginative illustrations continue to showcase iconic and recogniza... + Read More

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